Report: Apple to Release Gold (Colored) iPad

Report: Apple to Release Gold (Colored) iPad

In an effort to boost sales of its flagship iPad tablet, Apple is said to be preparing one with a gold-colored case, set to be unveiled this month. It seems pretty likely considering the success Apple found last year … [Read more...]

Microsoft Skips 9, Announces Windows 10

Microsoft Skips 9, Announces Windows 10

Apparently Microsoft isn’t down with the number nine. According to the Verge, which is live-blogging Microsoft’s Windows event in San Francisco today, Windows Boss Terry Myerson has announced that the newest version … [Read more...]

Project Ara to Run Android L, New Prototype in December

Project Ara to Run Android L, New Prototype in December

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard much about Project Ara, the modular smartphone initiative from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects, or ATAP, division. A post over on the Phonebloks blog offers up … [Read more...]

Paypal and eBay to Split in 2015

Paypal and eBay to Split in 2015

Lately it seems we’ve heard a lot about mergers and acquisitions: Apple buying Beats, Samsung buying SmartThings, Microsoft buying Nokia (and Mojang), among plenty of others. What we don’t hear so often is the … [Read more...]

Apple Goes Old School, Pulls an App for a Lame Reason

Apple Goes Old School, Pulls an App for a Lame Reason

Apple's latest mobile OS release, iOS 8, is a big step for the company. It's the most open mobile operating system Apple has released thus far, and spending some time with it might have you believing that Apple … [Read more...]

Will Microsoft Change the Name of Windows 9?

Will Microsoft Change the Name of Windows 9?

Tomorrow, Microsoft is holding an event to presumably offer the first official look at Windows 9, the latest version of its flagship operating system. As it happens, there’s a bunch of details floating around about the … [Read more...]

Apple Reportedly Testing New iMac Retina

Apple Reportedly Testing New iMac Retina

A new report today claims that Apple is in the process of testing a new iMac built with a Retina display, which could be available for purchase this fall to coincide with the release of OS X Yosemite. If true, it could … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Lots of Apple News; Yahoo to Close the Directory

Weekend Wrap-Up: Lots of Apple News; Yahoo to Close the Directory

Happy Sunday, folks! I typically try to shy away from covering a whole lot about one company in these Wrap-Ups. Unfortunately, not a whole lot happened this week, and Apple made the headlines quite a bit; for both … [Read more...]

End of an Era: Yahoo Directory to Shut Down Dec. 31

End of an Era: Yahoo Directory to Shut Down Dec. 31

It feels like a lifetime ago, but there was a time when I used the Internet without Google. Yahoo was the website to use back then when you wanted to find other sites. And the way you did that was by looking through … [Read more...]

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2, Which Hopefully Works

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2, Which Hopefully Works

Earlier this week, Apple went ahead and pissed off roughly 40,000 people who had shiny new iPhone 6 handsets by releasing a buggy update for iOS 8. Within an hour the update was pulled, but needless to say, it wasn’t a … [Read more...]

Bash Bug Threatens Mac, Linux Security, and More

Bash Bug Threatens Mac, Linux Security, and More

It’s been a few months since we were too worried about general Internet security, so thankfully we have a new exploit to freak out about. Referred to as “the Bash bug” or the “Shellshock bug,” the exploit was … [Read more...]

Sources: New Mac Mini to Arrive in October

Sources: New Mac Mini to Arrive in October

Two years is an especially long period to wait between releases of a desktop computer model, yet that's what Apple's done with the Mac Mini. The tiny, standalone PC is the most inexpensive way to join the Mac … [Read more...]